Sarah Mangle | CV - Sarah Mangle

Sarah Mangle

7250 Durocher, Apt 1, Montreal, QC, H3N 1Z9


2018 Graphic Memoir Course, The Centre for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction, Vermont.

2016 Authentic Voice Poetry Class, 24 Pearl Street, Online.

2016 Novel Writing, University of British Columbia, Online.

2013 Experimental Writing, Toronto New School of Writing, Toronto, Ontario.

2013 Allied Media Conference Detroit, Michigan, United States.

2012 Allied Media Conference, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

2012 Editorial and Writing Internship at FUSE Magazine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2012 Promotion, Substantive Editing, and Social Media Internship at Book Thug, Toronto, Canada.

2012 Publishing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2011 Video Production, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2009 National Campus/Community Radio Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2005 National Campus/Community Radio Conference, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honours Major in Studio Arts, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  

Exhibition Work

Solo (Selected)

2017 Safety Bear and the Weary Rose. Le Cagibi/Gregory Wellings Burton, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2017 Look at These Hands. Casa Del Popolo/Kiva Stimac, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2015 Worries and Reassurances. Rats 9, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2014 Affirmations Rats 9, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2003 Grammie. Aux Vivres, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Group (Selected)

2003 Visible Stitch. Margarite Bromley, Janice Tiefenbac, Logan MacDonald, VAV Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2003 Pavement.  Alison Davis, Café X, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Serialized Works

2016 (ongoing) Postcard Subscription Service, International Mail Art Project.

2009 – 2019 These Things that People Make, Weekly Radio Show, CFRU, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Book Works

2015 The All Ages Colouring Book of Worries and Reassurances,

Self- Published. Distributed Internationally.

2014 The Affirmations Colouring Book, Self-Published. Distributed Internationally.


2017 “Roger”, Queer Age, curator: Coral Short, Spektrum, Berlin, Germany

2012 “This Building’s Falling Down”, curator: Son Edworthy, Sentimental Detachment, Eye Level Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 28, 2012

2012 “This Building’s Falling Down”, Roberts Street Social Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2007 “This Building’s Falling Down”, curator: Son Edworthy Anti–Tourism Tour, Margaret’s Bay Community Centre, Margaret’s Bay Nova Scotia, Canada.

2007 “This Building’s Falling Down”, curator: Son Edworthy, The End of the Neighbourhood, The One World, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.


Public (Selected)

2017 George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, poster, promotion material.

2007 – 2010 CFRU 93.3FM, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Logo Design, Event Poster Illustration and Design, Merchandise Design.

Private (Selected)

2017 Radical Politics Colouring Book 2, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Four Illustrated Pages.

2015 Butterfly, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Event Poster and Wall Display.

2015 We Belong Together, United States. Portrait.

2008 Cousins, Youth club records/Musical Chairs Music, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Album Artwork and Promotional Material.

2007 Wet Nose Hero, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Album Artwork and Promotional Material.

2007 Torngat, You Could Be,  Alien8, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Album Artwork and promotional material.

2006 Head and Hands, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Sense Project Manual Illustrations and Promotional Materials.

2006 Queersafe Head and Hands, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Illustrations.

2006 The Maison Du Sexe by Jani Krulc, Delirium Press, Illustration.

2002 Bell Orchestre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Promotional Material.

Curation Work

2017 (ongoing) Depanneur Le Pick Up, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Curator of comics and zines.

2015 Curated Shelf, Drawn and Quarterly, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Curator.

2015 Kids’ Artist Market, The Khyber Centre for the Arts, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Curator.

2011 – 2013 Works in Progress Performance Series, The Holy Oak, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Curator.

2005- 2007 Curatorial Project: Walking Distance Distro. Outdoor Art/Public Art, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Curator.

Bibliography and Media (Selected)

Keating, Cecilia. “Zines Never Die: ARCMTL’s Twentieth Anniversary”, Montreal Review of Books, Fall 2018, Newspaper Article.

Christoff, Stefan. “We Need to Go Outside”, Free City Radio, CKUT, April 2, 2017. Radio Interview

Christoff, Stefan. “Interview”, Free City Radio, CKUT, July 25, 2016. Radio Interview.

Warren, May. “Guelph Unplugs with Adult Colouring Books”, Guelph Mercury Tribune, July 27, 2015.

Christoff, Stefan. “The Affirmations Colouring Book”, Free City Radio, CKUT, Dec. 4, 2015. Radio Interview.

Doty, Kori. “Chats with Sarah Mangle”, Ankors Front desk, Kootney Co-operative Radio, Sept. 25, 2015, Radio Interview.

Kenins, Laura. “Affirming the Art of All Ages”, The Coast, Sept 10 2015. Newspaper Article.

Butler, Mike. “Sarah Mangle: Her True Colours”, The Grapevine, Sept 3-17, 2015. Newspaper Article.

Mei, Gina. “We’re in love with this coloring book of positive affirmations”, Hello Giggles, Time Inc. Lifestyle Network, Sept 9, 2015. Article. Accessed Nov. 15, 2017.

Hood, Andrew. “Q&A: SARAH MANGLE, creator of The Affirmations Colouring Book”, Bookshelf Blogs,, July 19, 2015. Article. Date accessed: Nov. 17, 2017.

Atkinson, Natalie. “Pass the Crayons: Colouring Books for Adults Prove to be a Salve for Stress.” Globe and Mail, Feb. 11, 2015.  Newspaper Article.

Mcleod, Dayna. “Interview”, Dykes on Mykes, CKUT, Nov. 9, 2014. Radio Interview.


“Give it a Name”, Art/iculations,Nov 2018, comic,, Date Accessed: Nov 25, 2018

“A Comic Review of Love That Bunch”, Montreal Review of Books, Association of English-Language Publishers of Quebec, May 31, 2018, Article, Date Accessed: July 1, 2018.

“Time Traveling with Billy Starfield”, Montreal Review of Books, Association of English-Language Publishers of Quebec, Oct. 9, 2017, Article, Date Accessed: Nov. 17, 2017.

“VESPERTINE/TRANSLATIONS: Interview with Estraven Lupino Smith”, Monday Morning After, CKUT, Montreal, Quebec, Radio.

“You And Me, We Have Our Little Troubles”, Carte-Blanche,, Fall 2014, Last Accessed: Nov. 15, 2017. Short Story.

“Desert Steak Hearts”, AWAY WITH YOUR MAN VISIONS, edited

By Hazel Meyer, No Theory No Cry, Art Metropole, 2013. Comic.

“You Smell Perfect”, self-published, Oct. 2013. Zine.

“WEproteSTern”, Make/Shift, 2013/2014, Issue 14. Article.  

“Deathlist”, No More Potlucks, issue 26,, Winter 2013. Last Accessed: Nov. 17, 2017. Short Story.

“#Riotact”, written in collaboration with Jess MacCormick, FUSE, 35-4, 2012. Article.

“Q&A: Cindy Crabb of Doris Zine, Broken Pencil, Sept 2011. Article.

“Tourists of the Heart”, Self – Published, 2011. Short Story.

“Bite, A love Story”, Bound to Struggle: Volume 3, 2008. Short Story.

“Play Me Like a Toy Piano” Pilot Pocket Book 2, Coach House Press, 2006. Short Story.

“Squirrel Grrl Stories 1 – 13”, Self-Published, 2000 – 2003. Short Stories.

Lectures, Readings and Workshops (Selected)

2017 Snake Days, Blue Monday Meadery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Reading.

2017 Drawing in Silence, Long Haul Studios, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Course.

2016 Anchor Archive reading (group), Radstorm, Halifax, Nova Scotia,

Canada. Reading.

2016 Reading with Erica Lyle and Jeff Miller, Cagibi, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Reading.

2015, 2016, 2017 Narrative Drawing Courses, Montreal, Quebec Canada, Courses.

2017 “Postcard Making”, Pop Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Children’s Workshop.

2016 Howl! Art Panel, Le Cagibi, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Artist Talk.

2016 “Miserable October”, Return of Saturn, Reading Evening, D-Beatro, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Reading.

2015 “Sarah Mangle in Conversation with Eileen Myles”, Drawn and Quarterly, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Interview/Lecture.

2015 “Celebration: Self-Portrait, Fat Acceptance and Journaling”, Venus Envy, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Workshop.

2015 “Making Plans with Max”, Blue Met Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Reading.  

2015 “Challenging Willful Inaccessibility”, Summer Community Lecture Series, Le Cagibi, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Lecture.  

2014 “Making Plans with Max”, Queeros, Queer Between The Covers, L’Arterre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2014 Trauma in Science Fiction, Fiction, and Memoir” with Mel Gayle, Allied Media Conference, Detroit, Michigan, United States, Lecture.

2014 Trauma in Science Fiction, Fiction, and Memoir” with Mel Gayle, Transition Guelph, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, Lecture.

2013 Trauma in Science Fiction, Fiction, and Memoir” with Mel Gayle, Queer Partnerships ARTH 398S, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Lecture.

2012 to 2015 Advice Videos, Shameless Magazine, Online.

2013 “You Smell Perfect”, Belle Epoche, Reading.

2012 “Zines”, Fight Like a Girl Youth Activist Training Camp Newcomer Women’s Services of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Workshop.

2012 “Deathlist”, Sappy Festival, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Reading.

2012 “Deathlist”, Westmoreland House, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Reading.

2011 “Three Wishes and The Ghost of Polyamoury”, Orderly Disorder, Toronto Ontario, Canada. Reading.

2009 Anti Oppression 101”, Ontario Public Interest Research Group, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Workshop.

2009 “Comic drawing, and Stamp Making”, Continuité-Famille Auprès des Détenues, Montreal, Quebec. Canada. Workshop.

2006 “Riding the Greyhound”, Zeke’s Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Reading.


2016 Profiled Artist, Queer Between the Covers, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2015 Glad Day Bookshop Top Non-Fiction Books of 2015, The Affirmations Colouring Book.

2014 Canadian Association of Labour Media: Awards for Excellence in Labour Communications, The Freeperson Award.

2014 Canadian Association of Labour Media: Awards for Excellence in Labour Communications, Best Hard Copy Promotional Material.

2013 Shortlisted for Briarpatch Magazine’s “Writing From the Margins”  award for “You and Me, We Have our Little Troubles.”

Artist Residencies

August 2005 Video Residency, Anchor Archive, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Professional Affiliations

2018   Expozine Awards Judge

2014 – present Quebec Writers Federation

2016 Quebec Public Interest Research Group (Concordia) Board Member

2012 – 2015 Editorial Committee FUSE Magazine 2012 – 2015

2011 – 2012  Member of Trinity Square Video


2014, 2015, 2016 Expozine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2015, 2016, 2017 Salon des Livres Anarchists, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2017, 2016, 2015 Queers between the covers, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2016, 2017 Toronto Queer Zine Fair, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2016 Queer Healing Day, Studio 303, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2016, 2015 Howl! Art Fair, Casa Del Popolo, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

2016 Halifax Zine Explosion, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2015 Barnard Feminist Zine Fest, New York City, New York, United States.

2015 Toronto Comics Art Festival, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

2015 Ottawa Zine Fair, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada